Dec 30, 2017, 12:31 PM
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Iranian skier gets ticket for 2018 Winter Olympic

Karaj, Dec 30, IRNA – Iranian skier from Alborz Province Sattar Seid has been qualified to attend 2018 Winter Olympic in South Korea.

Seid with getting 60 points managed to find a seat among sportsmen taking part in the Winter Olympic, Head of Alborz Alpine skiing committee Sadeq Kalhor told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Saturday.

“He had also grabbed the 4th and 5th titles in Turkey Cup,” he said.

The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

The elected host city was announced on 6 July 2011 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after the 123rd IOC Session in Durban, South Africa. Pyeongchang won its bid on the first round of voting, receiving more votes than both Munich, Germany and Annecy, France combined.

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